Project Manager II

ThyssenKrupp   •  

Alpharetta, GA

Less than 5 years

Posted 264 days ago

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We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.”
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager II to join our world class team in Alpharetta, GA.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop detailed project schedules with resources encompassing all areas required to complete the project. All schedules will be reviewed with the resources and sign off of the responsible tasks.  Weekly reporting of on time, upcoming, late and critical tasks are to be reported in the weekly status meetings with the team
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders
  • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.  Follow up and report on incomplete tasks immediately
  • Develop communication plan; identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project riskevents in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project
  • Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus
  • Establish project deliverables; record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter
  • Define prioritization process; define the portfolio component prioritization process using appropriate criteria (e.g., dependencies, resource capacity and capability, technology) in order to sequence portfolio components
  • Communicates project plan and ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members
  • Develop project team and improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale
  • Supports team building by building mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members
  • Recognizes contributions; Praises people for a job well done
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships - Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Solution oriented by coming to the table with solutions to an issue or facilitates solutioning from the team members to solve a problem
  • Deliver consistent, high quality business presentations for PRC, stakeholder and business project status updates

Your profile

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or equivalent experience
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience or Market analysis experiencepreferred
  • LEED Green Associate certification preferred
  • Certification in Quality Process Engineering (i.e. Six Sigma, Shainin, 8D, etc)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience coordinating and/supporting business projects
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions